PalatiDates: “He’s friends with my mum on Facebook”

Patrick from St. Mary’s and Martha from Grey, PPE and Politics students – meet for a blind date on Zoom.

Patrick on Martha

What were your first impressions of your date?

She kind of looked familiar.

Who got there first?

Going to blame my wifi for that one.

What did you talk about?

Our cats. That is all.

How would they describe you?

Militant vegan and a big fan of cats.

How would you describe them?

Enthusiastic about her cat.

Which Durham college would you place them in and why?

Cuth’s — fun for a drink and a bit quirky.

If they were a Durham night out, which would they be?

A trip to Mary’s bar — the best bar in Durham. She’s small but she’s a good time.

Would you introduce them to your friends and family?

Only if she is mentally prepared for the carnage.

Would you like to see them again?

So long as I get more cat pictures.

Marks out of 10?

5

Martha on Patrick

What were your first impressions of your date?

I know this guy.

What did you talk about?

His year abroad, our cats, and the date he’s going on next week.

How would they describe you?

Obsessed with my cat.

How would you describe them?

Vegan.

If you could change one thing about the date, what would it be?

Better Zoom connection.

Most awkward moment?

His Zoom froze for a couple of minutes multiple times. Then he told me mine had frozen.

Which college would you place them in and why?

Chad’s for the meat-free Mondays.

If they were a Durham night out, which would they be?

Dinner party with the Vegan society.

Would you introduce them to your friends and family?

He’s friends with my mum on Facebook.

Would you like to see them again?

Only if he takes me to France.

Marks out of ten?

5

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